Tag Archives: Food & Drink

Baked Moroccan-Spiced Chicken Drumsticks

“It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson This post is dedicated to a good friend, T, who has requested for the recipe, who’s friendship I have … Continue reading

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My Heart Goes Nuts 4 You

I am feeling the love! This page is taken over by red and white. Do you know what that means? Yes! Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. I am featuring a Valentine treat that you don’t want to miss. This treat … Continue reading

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Meet Rino

One of my girlfriends showed me this video which “reminded her of me…one day.” I couldn’t believe I spent 10 minutes watching a little girl…eats. Meet Rino, the most adorable girl who really loves food, and ecstatically devour it with … Continue reading

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Green Risotto with Seared Scallops

Hello, Everyone! How was your weekend? I had so much fun over the weekend playing Connect 4 and Candy Land with my little cousins. Okay, don’t be shock of what I will say next. This was my first time playing … Continue reading

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Asparagus and Quail Egg Salad

It’s Friday, everyone! Don’t you just want to scream so loud that your lung will explode because it’s Friday?! This weekend is looking great. My baby cousin’s birthday party is tomorrow, so delicious food will be eaten and looking forward … Continue reading

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The Shaking Beef (Bò Lúc Lắc)

As a Vietnamese food lover, I have always want to create the dishes we like at home, such as Bo Luc Lac aka The Shaking Beef. Frankly, it’s more of W’s love. Yes, love. W orders Bo Luc Lac every … Continue reading

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Sweet Vegetables and Squash Soup

This Sweet Vegetables and Squash Soup was on the back of my mind ever since that one day I spotted on the cover of Every Day with Rachel Ray magazine while standing in line to pay at the grocery. It’s … Continue reading

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Insta Weekly

The first week of 2013 is behind us. Here’s a recap of what happened this week. How about you? Sweet love for Chantal Guillon macarons Lighted the new portable fireplace to keep living room cozy The Eskimo Girls Driving through … Continue reading

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Classic Coffee Crumbly Cake

Happy Friday, Everyone! The weather has been cold but in a more manageable way as I am sitting in my patio enjoying my late afternoon tea with a piece of coffee cake, which I baked this early morning. It has … Continue reading

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Beef Tripe Sauce Chasseur with Angel Hair

Maybe it is the fact that I was born and raise in Vietnam, I am fond of eating animal internal organs. Beef tripe is one of them. Often I would order the Ginger Scallion Beef Tripe at Chinese dim sum … Continue reading

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24-Hour Buffet Challenge

I miss everyone. So much. It was hard to be away from you and posting. Now, I am back! Recovering from indulging way too hard in Vegas. Still. For the past consecutive five years, I came to Vegas for the … Continue reading

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Christmas Baking

Happy 12-12-12! It only happens once a lifetime”. What will you be doing to celebrate? I will be eating of these sweet treats I made the past weekend. Last Saturday was a “toasty” day over at my house. There was … Continue reading

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Oxtail Spicy Tofu Soup

Soup is a type of food that I can’t live without during the cold season. Spicy soup is even a better combination. This soup is inspired by a dish I ordered one time at a Japanese restaurant. It was SO … Continue reading

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Sunday Tea and Unwind

The weekend is packed with actions, from eating to baking (lots and lots of baking which I will post later). There’s nothing better to do on this Sunday late afternoon other than unwind and relax over a cup of Vietnamese … Continue reading

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Apple Pomegranate Fall Salad

I mentioned this salad briefly in my previous post, Tartlette au Citron. Apple Pomegranate Fall Salad was prepared for a Friendsgiving get together over Thanksgiving holiday. It was a great hit so thought I should share it with you. Maybe … Continue reading

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